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Russell County Commissioners Consolidate Polling Places

Russell County Commissioners 10-19-15The Russell County Commissioners voted Monday to consolidate the county's polling places from 12 to seven for future elections.

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No Injuries in Sunday Train Derailment Near Dorrance

12-18-16 Train 1No injuries occurred in a train derailment Sunday morning in eastern Russell County near Dorrance.

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Record Cold Weekend

12-18-16 Record ColdRecord cold temperatures were reported across the state of Kansas over the weekend.

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Rep. Waymaster Selected as Chairman of House Appropriations

Troy Waymaster - LurayOn Thursday, December 15, 2016, notification was made by Kansas Speaker of the House Elect Ron Ryckman (R-Olathe) that Representative Troy L. Waymaster (R-Bunker Hill) has been selected to serve as Chairman of the House Appropriations committee for the Kansas House of Representatives.

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Cattle Theft Reported

TheftThe suspected theft of cattle has been reported by a rancher in northern Russell County.

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Bitter Temperatures are Coming, Be Prepared

Cold WeatherKansans looking forward to a weekend of holiday shopping will have to contend with varying forms of precipitation accompanied by bitterly cold temperatures.

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Fire Destroys Landfill Shed, Loader

12-13-16 Landfill Fire 1A metal shed and a track loader at the Russell County Landfill were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning.

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